Exclusive with Alexandrea Weis

Exclusive with Alexandrea Weis (We at the Strand are huge fans of Alexandrea Weis. Her novels are riveting thrill-rides, the action never stops, and they can best be described as those books which makes you miss your train stop or forget that you’ve been immersed in her novel  for hours. We caught up with Alexandrea […]

Interview with Kim Harrison

Interview with Kim Harrison New York Times best-selling author Kim Harrison – the pseudonym of Dawn Cook – thought she was done with her Hollows series of urban fantasy novels in 2014. Then she wrote another. And another. Her latest novel, the recently-released Million Dollar Demon (Ace $28), is the 16th installment in the Hollows […]

Deadpool co-creator publishes 1st novel, 25 years in the making

Fabian Nicieza, a writer in the comic book medium best known for co-creating Deadpool, made two projects a reality this year – after a quarter-century. The first is his debut novel called Suburban Dicks (G.P. Putnam’s Sons $27), a mystery that occurs in suburban New Jersey where ex-FBI profiler Andrea Stern (who’s seven months pregnant […]

A Conversation with Mark Dawson, author of The Cleaner

A Conversation with Mark Dawson, author of The Cleaner   Who is John Milton? What is his role in MI5? John Milton is a government assassin who has killed more than 100 people and has increasingly struggled with his conscience. After the assassination of two Iraqi scientists is witnessed by a child (and knowing that […]

Author Q&A with Andy McNab

TSM: SAS: Red Notice was recently adapted into a major film starring Sam Heughan, Tom Wilkinson, and Andy Serkis. Is this your first adaptation and how was that experience for you? AM: My first adaptation was the 2-part TV series that was made from BRAVO TWO ZERO, my very first book. It starred British actor Sean […]

An Exclusive with Colleen Coble

Strand Magazine Interview – Colleen Coble Best-selling romantic suspense author Colleen Coble’s novels have won or finaled in awards ranging from the Best Books of Indiana, the ACFW Carol Award, the Romance Writers of America RITA, the Holt Medallion, the Daphne du Maurier, National Readers’ Choice, and the Booksellers Best. She has nearly 4 million books […]

An Exclusive with Siri Mitchell

Strand Magazine Interview – Siri Mitchell   Siri Mitchell graduated from the University of Washington with a business degree and worked in various levels of government. As a military spouse, she has lived all over the world, including Paris and Tokyo. Siri enjoys observing and learning from different cultures. She is fluent in French and […]

Author Greg Mitchell of The Beginning or the End: How Hollywood—and America—Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

The Beginning or the End — Q&A with Greg Mitchell

THE BEGINNING OR THE END A Discussion with Author Greg Mitchell by Michael Barson   Barson 1) Given the tragic aftermath of the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan in August of 1945— actions that soon would lead to MGM’s decision to film “The Beginning or the End”—were you surprised to discover in your research […]

Five Questions with Michael Brandman, the author of STEALTH: A Buddy Steel short story {e-Book}

Michael Barson discusses STEALTH: A Buddy Steel short story, the forthcoming e-book by New York Times bestselling author Michael Brandman.   1) You’ve written three Buddy Steel novels to go along with the three best-selling Jesse Stone novels you wrote several years ago following the death of your good friend Robert B. Parker… In writing […]

Interview with Jeanne Stanton

Interview with Jeanne Stanton   TSM: When did you first decide to be a writer? JS: Writing is something I’ve done since childhood. I had a poem published in Scholastic magazine when I was in eighth grade and in college I wrote poetry and stories and contributed to the campus literary magazine. I became a […]